As transit options are changing and new developments are popping up across the NYC, many renters are making the move to Long Island City. Compared to Manhattan, the Queens neighborhood has lower overall pricing, features new luxury high-rises with more new wave amenities, and has access to less traditional transportation, including City Bike and the MTA ferry.
Mirador Real Estate's Managing Partner, Karla Saladino says, "developers in areas such as Murray Hill and Kips Bay, for instance, must now contend with their lower-priced neighbors across the East River in Long Island City. For the first time ever, most would-be renters are looking at both neighborhoods." Read more about what Karla has to say in the full DNAInfo article here.